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Historical Items Showing 3 of 107 View All

Item 17130

Rocking duck toy

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Littleton

Media: wood

Item 14792

Merle P. Chaplin with toys, South Portland, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: South Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 11803

Royal Racer, 1931

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Van Buren; New York

Media: painted tin

Exhibits Showing 3 of 17 View All

Exhibit

Toy Len Goon in Washington, D.C., 1952

Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.

Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 15 View All

Site Page

Berry basket, ca. 1910

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Many visitors to the encampments went home with toys or miniatures. Berry Basket John Snow, Passamaquoddy Early 20th century Birch bark, ash…

Site Page

Strong Wood Turning Corp., Novelty Mill, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

… producing wooden handles, knobs, caps, rings, toys and countless other novelties which were shipped all over the country and abroad.

Site Page

Strong Wood Turning Corp., Novelty Mill, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… producing wooden handles, knobs, caps, rings, toys and countless other novelties which were shipped all over the country and abroad.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham


A story about my father and our family.

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life